The culinary world has far been known as the place for men due to its rigorous work schedule. However, chefs like Kristen Kish have proven that women can also be professional chefs.
People came to know about Kristen when she made her debut as a chef on Top Chef. Moreover, this celebrity chef went on to win the 10th season of the show. Not only that, but Kristen’s win made her the first American woman of color to win Top Chef.
However, fame bought Kish positivity as well as downsides in her life. Kish’s only goal in her life has been to step out from the traditional path of chefs and work without being dominated by male counterparts.
Currently, Kish’s now-wife is always by her side to support her better half for the rest of their lives.
Chef Kristen Kish is Now Married to Wife
Kristen Kish shocked the fans when she came out as a lesbian in 2014. Kristen’s decision to change sexuality caused a lot of uneasiness for her in society. However, there was one woman who always supported Kristen. That woman is her life partner, Bianca Dusic.
Bianca and Kristen have been together for quite some time. However, their dating history has been a secret for years. Previously, Kristen locked hearts with another woman named Jacqueline Westbrook.
Nonetheless, on September 29, 2019, Kristen publicly announced that she was engaged to Bianca Dusic. Kish and Dusic shared an intimate picture of each other that made many fans, including some top celebrities, happy for the couple. Music also shared her engagement ring.
To everyone’s notice, Kristen tied the knot with Dusic on April 4, 2021. Kristen wore her black blazer for their wedding, and her better half wore a shiny navy dress.
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Moreover, Kristen’s wedding ceremony took place in her backyard with self-written vows. Also, due to the pandemic, neither Kristen nor Dusic could invite their parents to their home. But they virtually attended the event anyways using Zoom.
Who is Bianca Dusic?
Bianca Dusic is an Australian entrepreneur and the vice president of foods and beverages at The Standard Internatinal LLC since 2019. Before this, Dusic was the director of food and drinks at Soho House and Petit Ermitage.
Though Bianca prefers to keep her personal life private, her better half does not shy away from telling more about her on Instagram.
Kristen Kish Career
Before becoming a celebrity chef, Kristen had to go through a lot of hardships. This Korean chef was adopted by American parents who let her study culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu.
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Upon graduation, Kristen went to teach cooking at Boston’s culinary teaching kitchen known as Stir. In 2012, the kitchen’s owner, Barbara Lynch, promoted Kristen as chef de cuisines at her restaurant in Boston, known as Menton.
Kristen worked at Menton till 2014 and left because of men’s dominance in the kitchen. In 2018, Kristen opened her eatery in Texas by the name Arlo Grey were female primarily works.
Besides owning a kitchen, Kristen is famous for being a celebrity chef who won the show’s tenth season. Similarly, Kristen keeps her career in tv alive as she has also appeared on 36 Hours and Fast Foodies.
Kristen Kish is a Korean chef who has an Asian height of five feet and six inches.
Kristen Kish Net Worth and Restaurant
Initially, Kristen worked as a chef in various restaurants with an average salary of $50k a year. Finally, Kristen appeared on Top Chef and received a grand prize of $125,000 to win the competition.
Having been the chef de cuisine at Barbara Lynch’s Menton for many years, the Top Chef winner opened her restaurant in May 2018 called Arlo Grey. Arlo is situated in Austin, Texas. The culinary style in this restaurant is Kristen’s specialty of French and Italian food traditions.
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Thanks to the fame after winning Top Chef, Kristen has attracted a large customer in her restaurant, which generates a handsome profit by the end of the year.
Likewise, Kristen is the author of her book Kristen Kish Cooking, which costs $15 on Amazon and has sold hundreds of copies.
Adding all that up, Kristen Kish has made an incredible wealth of $3 million.